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  • Seeds, seeds, seeds

    I decided to give in completely to my obsession with these seed/leaf shapes.

  • What I should be doing

    Just wanted to paint today, so that is what I’ve been doing, even though I really should be updating my website and dealing with other technical stuff. The computer never really has…

  • Varnish

    I love new brushes. Had this one recommended to me by one of the guys at Flax, a fancier art supply store in the neighborhood. I regularly buy supplies there because even…

  • My favorite work of art

    What makes a work of art powerful? Size or color? Political content? Or being validated by a major art institution? I will admit to being swayed by all of those things, but…

  • In focus

    In art school, other students would often ask “Who are you looking at?” Besides being tempted to some smart ass response like, “You,” I often felt a bit on the spot since…

  • Invisible writing

    This piece has made me craaaaazy but, as tends to happen, now I like it better for how difficult it was. Not just because of the difficulty, but because the ones with…

  • It isn’t easy being…blue

    The blue I mixed today was a combination of phthalocyanine blue, French ultramarine, alizarin crimson, yellow ochre, cadmium red hue, and chromatic black. Although I have been known to make life harder…

  • Rhubarb, rhubarb, rhubarb

    I finally got my frozen rhubarb in the mail today! Actually, it was my Plywerk panels – not as good in pie but perfect for my new Wood & Water letterpress prints.…

  • True story

    A gradually increasing sense of boredom and dis-ease with my current paintings led me to throw it all out this week and start fresh. I am now less certain where I am…

  • A great part of my job

    I was lucky enough to get to spend a couple of hours over at Logos Graphics today, having my letterpress guru, Lars, turn these letterpress plates: Into these prints: On the Heidelberg:…